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'''They Might Be Giants''' (often abbreviated as '''TMBG''') is an American alternative rock band formed in 1982 by John Flansburgh and John Linnell. During TMBG's early years Flansburgh and Linnell frequently performed as a duo, often accompanied by a drum machine. In the early 1990s, TMBG expanded to include a backing band.Santo, Jim. "Beat the Machine". ''The Music Paper''. November 1994. The duo's current backing band consists of Marty Beller, Dan Miller (guitarist)|Dan Miller, and Danny Weinkauf. The group is best known for an unconventional and experimental style of alternative music. Over their career, they have found success on the Modern Rock Tracks|modern rock and CMJ charts. More recently they have also found success in children's music, and in theme music for several television programs and films. TMBG have released 19 studio albums....
AliasTMBG
OriginLincoln, Massachusetts
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
GenreAlternative rock, indie rock, experimental rock, children's music
Years active1982–present
LabelBar None Records|Bar/None, Barsuk Records|Barsuk, Restless Records|Restless, Elektra Records|Elektra, Zoë, Walt Disney Records|Disney Sound, Rough Trade Records|Rough Trade, Rounder Records|Rounder, Lojinx, Megaforce Records|Megaforce
Website{{URL|http://www.theymightbegiants.com/}}
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Current membersJohn Flansburgh
John Linnell
Dan Miller (guitarist)|Dan Miller
Danny Weinkauf
Marty Beller
Past membersHal Cragin
Brian Doherty (drummer)|Brian Doherty
Jonathan Feinberg
Dan Hickey
Kurt Hoffman
Graham Maby
Tony Maimone
Eric Schermerhorn
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